Yuika Tsutsumi to represent Japan in Miss United Continents 2017

23 Aug 2017 | Angelopedia

Yuika Tsutsumi has been appointed to represent her home nation Japan in Miss United Continents 2017 to be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador on September 23' 2017. She will be competing with more than 30 participants from all around the globe to win the coveted title.

Yuika Tsutsumi is 27 years of age and is a professional banker in the fast growing Japanese banking sector. She also holds a national record for swimming in Japan. Being a competitive swimmer herself, Yuika wishes to promote a healthy lifestyle, especially in the younger generation.

The newly appointed beauty queen is quite familiar with the pageantry world. She was Miss Supranational Nishi Tokyo 2017 and was also one of the Top 10 finalists in Miss Supranational Japan 2017.


Yuika Tsutsumi to represent Japan in Miss United Continents 2017


Yuika’s main advocacy is to promote active and healthy lifestyle through sports.  According to her, pageantry became an extension of her competitive spirit.  With a crown and a title, she said that she would be able to have a voice and influence, especially to the younger generation.

Upon her appointment, Yuika exclaimed “I was very excited when the news came that I could represent my country in Miss United Continents! At first, I was worried that my boss would not allow me to compete due to such a short notice. Surprisingly, he was happy to hear that I would be going to Ecuador and even gave me best wishes.”

Japan started sending representatives to Miss United Continents pageant from the year 2015. Anri Okane was the first representative of Japan in Miss United Continents held in 2015, and she managed to secure a Top 10 spot in the finals

Last year, Emiri Shimizu represented Japan in Miss United Continents 2016, though remained unplaced

Now, everyone in Japan is hoping for Yuika to get the first Miss United Continents title for her country.